Airbus passengers on long-haul journey this summer faced holiday hell as their aircrew suffered a sudden, 1,000ft drop. The drama, which left some passengers feeling like they were “flying” and others being “flung” around, happened on the Airbus A330-343 between Mauritius and Madrid, in a route operated by...
Brexit and the impact of a no deal exit from the European Union has caused travel insurance worries for Britons. Those travelling post October 31, when the UK is set to leave the EU, are currently in the dark as to what medical costs will await. Currently EHIC,...
The pound to euro exchange rates in for a rough ride today as a “tougher” forecast - linked to the “Brexit barometer” - is forecast. Sterling saw a boost earlier this week, in figures which would have pleased UK holidaymakers. Yet the impending Brexit date, set for October...
What is the Ryanair strike situation today?Ryanair staff in the UK and Ireland are walking out in a dispute over pay and working conditions today, August 22, and tomorrow, August 23.Similar strikes are also scheduled for September 2, 3 and 4, again organised by Pilots’ Union, BALPA.Yesterday, Ryanair...
Irish airline Ryanair has lost a bid in the High Court to prevent strikes tomorrow and on Friday.Ryanair pilot strikes are likely to have been causing stress for travellers.However, they assured travellers today that they will be running a full service with only some minor delays expected.Earlier today...
Additional reporting by Maria OrtegaHolidaymakers heading to Spain are advised to be careful after a listeriosis outbreak in various parts of the country. The number of confirmed people affected by the outbreak has already reached 150, while there are still more than 500 suspects waiting for the results...
Flights are a lot to tackle for solo travellers but when taking to an airport with a family, the pressure and responsibility rockets. With children’ documents to remember as well as their own, and separate luggage allowances, parents can often arrive at the transport terminal frazzled. The change...
Google Maps Street View locations through up a variety of locations both familiar and unfamiliar to users of the website. Many take to the site to plot particular routes, or to clue up on iconic locations, to look out for during their car journey to a particular place....
Italy has updated its official terror levels and security threat advice for Britons, in important new guidelines from the FCO. The Mediterranean country is a popular holiday spot for UK travellers, with around three million visiting every year. The FCO is eager to insist most of these reasons...
The pound to euro exchange rate is, finally, tipped for a “surge” as trading reaches the mid-week mark. The Wednesday forecast will be joy to holidaymakers’ ears as some prepare to head to the Eurozone for a long Bank Holiday weekend. It is a marked improvement for GBP,...